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Demystifying The Ultra-processed Food Confusion

You may be well aware that “ultra-processed foods” are all around us, and that we should try to avoid them.  However, it can be difficult to identify them!  Many foods are “processed” and are still safe to consume.  Some foods considered “ultra-processed” are so common that we don’t think of them that way. 
 
We may also wonder why they are so bad for us.  After all, many seem fairly innocuous, like white bread or even granola. 
 
Time to cut to the chase.  Here is your guide to processed and ultra-processed foods, in a nutshell. 

Ultra-Processed Foods Cheat Sheet

RED FLAG CHEAT SHEET

The things that you tell yourself, your inner dialogue, often rules how you make your choices. Sometimes, what is going on inside your head can mislead you. You can end up making ill-advised choices that lead you down the wrong path when it comes to how you approach the whole diet/exercise thing.

Here are a few examples of some thoughts that many of us have. Perhaps this can help you to identify some of your own unhelpful thoughts.

The Red Flag Cheat Sheet
9 Ways - How to exercise and keep it safe.

HOW TO EXERCISE AND KEEP IT SAFE

Just to make sure you are not wasting any of your precious time and effort, here’s a few basics on how to get the most out of any of your exercise or workouts. These are principles that will help you maximize the results you get as you move through your life.

The idea is to become aware of ways we may unconsciously cut corners that can lead to reinforcing existing bad habits. Paying attention to these few principles can make a huge difference for you. Ready?

Exercise and Keep It Safe!